Hitoshi Yonenobu


Hitoshi Yonenobu is an Associate Professor with the Graduate School of Education of Naruto University of Education. His research specialties include climate dynamics and chronology. He studies the Holocene including the last millennium. He is particularly focused upon lake sediments and tree rings.

Email: yn@naruto-u.ac.jp

Phone: +81 (0) 88 687 6556

Fax: +81 (0) 88 687 6022

Graduate School of Education
Naruto University of Education
Tokushima, 772-8502



Bronk Ramsey C, Staff RA, Bryant CL, Brock F, Kitagawa H, van der Plicht J, Schlolaut G, Marshall MH, Brauer A, Lamb HF, Payne RL, Tarasov PE, Haraguchi T, Gotanda K, Yonenobu H, Yokoyama Y, Tada R, Nakagawa T. 2012. A complete terrestrial radiocarbon record for 11.2 to 52.8 kyr B.P., Science 338 (6105), 370-374.

Nakagawa T, Gotanda K, Haraguchi T, Danhara T, Yonenobu H, Yokoyama Y, Brauer A, Yokoyama Y, Tada R, Takemura K, Staff RA, Payne R, Bronk Ramsey C, Bryant C, Brock F, Schlolaut G, Marshall M, Tarasov PE, Lamb H, Suigetsu 2006 project members. 2012. SG06, a perfectly continuous and varved sediment core from Lake Suigetsu, Japan: stratigraphy and potential for improving the radiocarbon calibration model and understanding of late Quaternary climate changes. Quaternary Science Reviews 36, 164-176.

Staff RA, Bronk Ramsey C, Bryant CL, Brock F, Payne RL, Schlolaut G, Marshall MH, Brauer A, Lamb HF, Tarasov PE, Yokoyama Y, Haraguchi T, Gotanda K, Yonenobu H, Nakagawa T, Suigetsu 2006 Project Members 2011. New 14C determinations from Lake Suigetsu, Japan: 12,000 to 0 cal BP. Radiocarbon 53(3), 511-528.

Tarasov PE, Nakagawa T, Demske D, Österle H, Igarashi Y, Kitagawa J, Mokhova L, Bazarova V, Okuda M, Gotanda K, Miyoshi N, Fujiki T, Takemura K, Yonenobu H, Fleck A. 2011. Progress in the reconstruction of Quaternary climate dynamics in the Northwest Pacific: A new modern analogue reference dataset and its application to the 430-kyr pollen record from Lake Biwa, Earth-Science Reviews 108(1-2), 64-79. doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2011.06.002

Tetsuya Inagaki, Hitoshi Yonenobu and Satoru Tsuchikawa. 2008. Near-infrared spectroscopic monitoring of the water adsorption/desorption process in modern and archaeological wood. Applied Spectroscopy 62(8):860-5.

Bakail Hokkaido archaeology project